Domestic Violence 40-Hour Training

Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse is offering a fully in-person Domestic Violence 40-Hour Training.  This training provides 40 hours of in-person domestic violence-related training in compliance with the Illinois Domestic Violence Act.  Counseling and Social Work CEUs are available.

This format complies with the Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional Board, Inc.’s training requirements for the CDVP or CPAIP certification.

Domestic Violence 40-Hour Training

The January 40-Hour will take place at Anew’s Training Center at 18137 Harwood Ave, in Homewood, IL 60430.

The cost to attend the 40-Hour Training is $275.00. 

If you have a group of 3 or more, the fee is $175.00/group member.

Please email Community Education Manager Candice White at for any questions, comments or concerns regarding the 40-Hour Training.

Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse has been providing comprehensive services to families impacted by domestic violence since 1980. We provide coordinated services to the Southland area of Cook County and the surrounding communities. Our services include a 24-hour Hotline, Emergency Shelter, Counseling for both survivors and children, Court Advocacy, Domestic Violence specific Housing, Partner Abuse Intervention, School Prevention, Community Education, and Training.  


Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse, is an ICDVP approved 40-Hour In-Person DV training site, and IDFPR CEU site for Social Work and Counseling.  This training qualifies for the 40-hour training requirement for the CDVP and CPAIP certification. This training qualifies for 40 CEUs for LSW/LCSW, LPC/LCPC. 

You will have the opportunity to learn topics such as…

  • Definition of DV 
  • Historical Perspectives 
  • Cycle of Violence 
  • Strangulation 
  • Trauma Specific Care 
  • Defining Advocacy 
  • Safety Planning 
  • Overview of PAIP 
  • Elder Abuse 
  • IDVA Act 
  • Legal Advocacy 


…and more!

Our In-Person training takes place: 

Saturday, January 20th 9am-4pm   

Monday, January 22nd  9am-4pm 

Tuesday, January 23th 9am-5pm 

Wednesday January 24th 9am-5pm 

Thursday January 25th 9am-4pm 

Friday, January 26th 9am-4pm 

Tuesday, January 30th 9am-12pm   

All training sections will take place in-person at 

18139 S. Harwood
Homewood, IL 60430 

With our training, you will have access to a wide range of resources that will enhance your knowledge and skills. Our team of trainers consists of experienced advocates and counselors who possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise in their respective fields. We understand the significance of staying up-to-date with the latest developments in our industry, and as such, we frequently invite guest trainers with specialized knowledge to provide valuable insights on specific topics. With our comprehensive training program, you can be confident in your ability to provide exceptional service to our clients. 

Abuser Intervention Facilitator 20-Hour Training

The Abuser Intervention Facilitator 20-hour Training is designed for those interested in working with domestic violence offenders and for professionals in social services or related fields. Participants in this offender-centered training will learn about tactics of abuse and power and control dynamics, the fundamentals of partner abuse intervention practices and the IL Administrative Code, correlating issues that increase risk of abuse, and much more. CEUs offered!